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Museo di Palazzo Ducale., Mantua

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Cave Art Museum
More like a small city than a palace, Museo di Palazzo Ducale. features 500 rooms built from the 14th century onwards. It covers 3.5 hectares (8.6 acres). Explore the complex's buildings, inner courtyards, and gardens. You'll see large frescoes, intricate wooden detailing, Roman artifacts, and paintings by local and famous Italian artists. Visit the duke's apartments, which for four centuries was home to Mantua's Gonzaga family. Use our Mantua itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Museo di Palazzo Ducale. and other attractions in Mantua.
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  • The outside looks not richly decorated but in the many Renaissance halls with private business of Empress d'Este you get a nice impression of the rich life at court. Beautiful collection of paintings, indoor gardens and decorated rooms. A must. Combined ticket with non TEMISSEN fresco by Andrea Mantegna, camera degli sposa. A must!!
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  • Even those who are not a true art lover can appreciate all that is in this beautiful building. You can feel the greatness of the times and the people who have contributed to this. Beautiful
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  • Even with the great heat of August, the visit was lightened by beautiful architecture we encountered along the way in numerous local museums in which winds the sightseeing. Rich in high-quality frescoes. Spaces required in order and perfectly preserved. Of considerable size. Time spent really well. A city within a city. A must see.
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  • Every place in this area is wonderful. I think Verona is such a beautiful district. This Palace and all the surrounding buildings was really beautiful
  • Frescoes inside is impressive. St George Castle next to it has monumental walls and moat. Parking around is difficult though.
  • If you go to Mantova, this is the first place you should go visit. It is very elegant and recommendable to visit. It costs around 10€ and you need about 2h to visit
  • Definitely worth the trip. €12 per person is expensive though
  • A fantastic place to historic cultural level, amazing frescoes and Renaissance air anywhere to visit if you are in Mantova

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